Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

Clerk: Stuart Bacon
Huncote Parish Council, c/o 3
Mountfield Road, Earl Shilton
Leicestershire LE9 7LW

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The Journal - April 2020 Edition

The Journal - April 2020 Edition

As usual The Journal team prepared a copy for April. We had even sent it to our printer when the country went into lockdown. It wasn't printed but it is available on line.

Just click on the link - http://www.the-journal.org.uk/486%20The%20Journal.pdf

Posted: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:26 by Clerk to the Council

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Corona virus update

Corona virus update

In light of the current corona virus outbreak, to find all the latest details and information the government have information available from the following sources:

- https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

- https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

- https://www.albertocosta.org.uk/coronavirus-advice

This information is subject to change, so please... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:24 by Clerk to the Council

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Council supporting Holocaust Memorial Day

Council supporting Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Don't be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good.

- Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Europe

HMD 2020 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia - read more about this here.

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) encourages... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:30 by Clerk to the Council

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Visiting Europe after Brexit

Visiting Europe after Brexit

If you're planning a trip to Europe (particularly after Brexit), even if you've been before, you should be aware of how any travel arrangements may change.

https://www.gov.uk/visit-europe-brexit

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 08:00 by Clerk to the Council

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Dixons Carphone Data Breach Advice 14/06/2018 08:37:18 [223971]

Dixons Carphone Data Breach Advice 14/06/2018 08:37:18 [223971]

The issue
On 13 June 2018, Dixons Carphone plc announced that a review of their systems and data had shown unauthorised access to certain data held by the company.

Dixons Carphone has reported that 1.2m records containing non-financial personal data, such as name, address or email address, have also been accessed. There was also an attempt to compromise 5.9m credit and debit cards. Further details can... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:19 by Clerk to the Council

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The Highway Code: rule change for motorways

The Highway Code: rule change for motorways

The Highway Code section about motorways will change from 4 June 2018.

This is because the law is being changed to allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons with an approved driving instructor. This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely.

What's changing

The change is to rule 253, which covers who can use motorways.

The rule will have this wording added to it:

'From 4... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 May 2018 10:00 by Clerk to the Council

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Deadline looms for withdrawal of round pound coin

The round £1 coin is being replaced for the first time in over thirty years because of its vulnerability to sophisticated counterfeiters.

Approximately one in thirty round £1 coins in circulation is a counterfeit.

The Royal Mint introduced a new, highly secure coin on 28 March 2017 to reduce the costs of counterfeits to businesses and the taxpayer.

For more information... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:21 by Clerk to the Council

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New £10 note launched

Following in the footsteps of last year's successful launch of the new £5 note, the Bank of England have today launched a new £10 note adorned with Jane Austin on the reverse, which is only the fifth variant of the note since 1759 when the £10 note was originally produced.

More details about the new note can be found on the official website - www.thenewten.co.uk/... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:20 by Clerk to the Council

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Animal Rescue Live: Supervet Special

Animal Rescue Live: Supervet Special

Leicester Animal Aid, a local dog and cat rescue and rehoming Charity based in Huncote, is taking part in "Animal rescue Live: Supervet Special", a new Channel 4 programme called presented by Professor Noel Fitpatrick (The Supervet), Steve Jones and Kate Quilton along with celebrity guests.

Britain is home to more than 16 million pet dogs and cats, but every year 250,000 domestic animals find themselves... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:13 by Clerk to the Council

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